A census of Day Therapy Centres (DTC) and their clients conducted on behalf of the Department of Health and Aged Care. Outlets were asked to record assistance provided to clients during the census period (21 October to 17 November 2002).

Collection details

Temporal coverage

from 21/10/2002 to 17/11/2002

Geographical coverage


Data availability

  • Publications

Data scope

The census contains an individual record for each client receiving service during the census, including demographic and circumstance data (accommodation, carer details), health conditions dependency status, dementia status, types of therapy and the conditions for which therapy is provided, and cessation details. Data collected for Day Therapy Centres includes contact details, co-location with aged care facilities, source of clients (residential care and/or community) and the catchment they are drawn from, main referral sources, staffing profiles and range of therapies provided, the care planning process and fees policy.



Metadata information, data quality statement (DQS)

Available on request.

External links and information 

Day therapy centre census 2002: a report of the 2002 Census conducted, requested and funded by Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing


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*Data collection with restricted access